12/07/2017 05:07 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Deputy PM sends sympathy to Japan over torrential rains

Hanoi, July 11 (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on July 10 sent a message of sympathy to Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida over serious human and economic losses caused by torrential rains in Fukuoka, Oita and some neighbouring prefectures in Kyushu region. 

According to Kyodo news, torrential rains have left 25 people dead and another 25 unaccounted for in these prefectures since July 5. 

About 1,500 people have been displaced from their homes in Fukuoka and Oita prefectures.